Commission

Daniel works at a nearby electronics store. He makes a commission of 15%, percent on everything he sells. If he sells a laptop for 293.00$ how much money does Daniel make in commission?

Result

x =  38.217 USD

Solution:

a+15/100a=293 a=293/(1+0.15)=586023254.7826 USD  x=293a=293254.7826=8792338.2174=38.217  USD a + 15/100a = 293 \ \\ a = 293 / (1+0.15) = \dfrac{ 5860 }{ 23 } \doteq 254.7826 \ USD \ \\ \ \\ x = 293 - a = 293 - 254.7826 = \dfrac{ 879 }{ 23 } \doteq 38.2174 = 38.217 \ \text{ USD }



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